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CONTRIBUTED/JEAN DENNISTON EADES Residents of the Rockvale Community gather for an early record of what continues today as an annual Double Horn – Rockvale Reunion. This year it takes place Saturday, July 30, at the Marble Falls Church of Christ.
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander   The annual Double Horn – Rockvale Reunion will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Church of Christ, 711 Broadway Street in Marble Falls. The two communities that grew up southeast of Marble Falls in the 1850's first thrived and... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Ready for hard work, early arrivals Wednesday, July 27, prepare to spread out around Granite Shoals to give back to the Highland Lakes community. They are part of an effort organized by youth ministers of the First Baptist Churches of Granite Shoals, Kingsland and Marble Falls, Hill Country Fellowship, Church of the Epicenter in Burnet and Lake Shores Church in Marble Falls and others. In two days, about 75 youth took on parks projects and home repair and clean up for eight residents in need.
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Granite Shoals City Council chose a conservative path Tuesday, July 26, delaying a citizen vote on a bond issue that could restore major thoroughfares. The meeting wore on to midnight as the council weighed the possibility of putting a bond issue for... + continue reading
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by Alexandria Randolph Burnet Bulletin   Burnet County officials and law enforcement are preparing for an influx of inmates from nearby counties in coming weeks. Burnet County Judge James Oakley said commissioners court approved contracts with three Texas counties on Tuesday to house... + continue reading
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by Alexandria Randolph Highland Lakes Newspapers After a lengthy deliberation by jurors, a Kingsland woman was sentenced to 45 years imprisonment Monday in Llano District Court in the August 2014 murder of her partner. Kathryn Louise Preston, 47, was convicted of the murder of her romantic... + continue reading
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BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH HIGHLAND LAKES NEWSPAPERS A family of three has been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged aggravated kidnapping in May of last year. James Russell Graves, 45, of Hoover Valley, son Ty Russell Graves, 18, of Hoover Valley, and Ty's mother Patricia Michelle... + continue reading

CONTRIBUTED/JEAN DENNISTON EADES Residents of the Rockvale Community gather for an early record of what continues today as an annual Double Horn – Rockvale Reunion. This year it takes place Saturday, July 30, at the Marble Falls Church of Christ.

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Ready for hard work, early arrivals Wednesday, July 27, prepare to spread out around Granite Shoals to give back to the Highland Lakes community. They are part of an effort organized by youth ministers of the First Baptist Churches of Granite Shoals, Kingsland and Marble Falls, Hill Country Fellowship, Church of the Epicenter in Burnet and Lake Shores Church in Marble Falls and others. In two days, about 75 youth took on parks projects and home repair and clean up for eight residents in need.

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No need to pack a bag and write sad letters back home to attend summer camp. It is a close as Main Street in Marble Falls. Registration is still open for Camp Share-a-Story, one in the series of Marble Falls Public Library Summer Camps to be held from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. “Our... + continue reading
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BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH HIGHLAND LAKES NEWSPAPERS Burnet County has seen a 6.2 percent increase in sales tax allocation between July 2016 and July 2015. In total, the county received $940,386.27 this month, a $54,761.09 increase compared to the $885,625.18 allocated in July 2015, according... + continue reading

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CONTRIBUTED/JEAN DENNISTON EADES Residents of the Rockvale Community gather for an early record of what continues today as an annual Double Horn – Rockvale Reunion. This year it takes place Saturday, July 30, at the Marble Falls Church of Christ.
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander   The annual Double Horn – Rockvale Reunion will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Church of Christ, 711 Broadway Street in Marble Falls. The two communities that grew up southeast of Marble Falls in the 1850's first thrived and... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Ready for hard work, early arrivals Wednesday, July 27, prepare to spread out around Granite Shoals to give back to the Highland Lakes community. They are part of an effort organized by youth ministers of the First Baptist Churches of Granite Shoals, Kingsland and Marble Falls, Hill Country Fellowship, Church of the Epicenter in Burnet and Lake Shores Church in Marble Falls and others. In two days, about 75 youth took on parks projects and home repair and clean up for eight residents in need.
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Granite Shoals City Council chose a conservative path Tuesday, July 26, delaying a citizen vote on a bond issue that could restore major thoroughfares. The meeting wore on to midnight as the council weighed the possibility of putting a bond issue for... + continue reading
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by Alexandria Randolph Burnet Bulletin   Burnet County officials and law enforcement are preparing for an influx of inmates from nearby counties in coming weeks. Burnet County Judge James Oakley said commissioners court approved contracts with three Texas counties on Tuesday to house... + continue reading
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CHRISTI BERTELSON/HIGHLALND LAKES NEWSPAPERS Gaynelle Sutherland has a special place in her heart for David Morgan and could not let him leave for Minnesota Viking training camp without saying goodbye one last time. She watched Morgan grow up and rooted for him with the Marble Falls Mustangs and the UT San Antonio Roadrunners. Friday, July 23, she said she would be watching for him now on a new team.
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MARK GOODSON/THE HIGHLANDER SPORTS EDITOR David Morgan, Marble Falls High School’s first player drafted in the National Football League, signed autographs July 23, a farewell before reporting... + continue reading

MARK GOODSON/THE HIGHLANDER SPORTS EDITOR Leo Manzano, a graduate of Marble Falls High School and The University of Texas, leads a run with fans on the Leonel Manzano Hike, Bike & Run Trail at the Granite Shoals 50th Year Bash in April. The silver-medal Olympian was seconds short of qualifying for a third Olympics in final trials Sunday.
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Marble Falls' Dillon Mayberry tries to stretch for a touchdown. Mayberry, who will be a sophomore in the fall, was ruled short of the goal-line. Three players later Heath Dooley intercepted an Andrew Stripling pass and returned it for a touchdown. Later in the game, Dooley had another pick six against junior quarterback Zach Rangel.
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CHRISTI BERTELSON/HIGHLAND LAKES NEWSPAPERS The statue of Burnet County Sheriff Wallace Riddell (1899~1978) stands proudly at its new home at the historic jail, over which he presided almost 40 years, on the corner of Washington Street and Pierce Street in Burnet.
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BY CHRISTI BERTELSON HIGHLAND LAKES NEWSPAPERS The statue of the legendary Burnet County Sheriff Wallace Riddell found a new home during the morning hours on Saturday, July 16. Burnet... + continue reading

Luke Pell of Burnet meets Bachelorette JoJoFletcher during the season premiere of "The Bachelorette" reality show. Rejected Monday, Pell may have other TV prospects in his future.
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CONTRIBUTED A Walmart associate rings of shoes to be added to community donations of gently used shoes this Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Church of Christ on Broadway Street. The goal is shoes up to adult size 13 for 1,500 school kids in need.
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GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Lunch and good wishes are delivered to he Marble Falls Police Department (MFPD) Monday, July 18. Members of Hillside Bible Study at Marble Falls First United Methodist Church and the Ridge Readers reading circle organized “The Fearless Blue” recognition. Pictured, from left, are Carolyn Furrh, the Rev. Ellen Ely, Leah Santy, Paulette Blade, MFPD Capt. Glenn Hanson, Det. Sgt. Tom Dillard, Brook Hanson, Ofcr. Tim McIntyre, Carole White, Yvonne Kyler, Det. Sgt. Trisha Ratliff, Ofcr. Justin Boucher.
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CONTRIBUTED/UT ATHLETICS Coach Clovis Hale speaks to his players during his time as an assistant coach at the University of Texas at Austin. Hale died in an auto accident in Spicewood July 2 and funeral services were held Friday, July 8, in Loraine in Mitchell County.
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 By Lew K. Cohn  THE HIGHLANDER  MANAGING EDITOR    A rough Fourth of July weekend got a lot sadder when I learned that former UT offensive line coach Clovis... + continue reading

Highlander Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn met Nile Rodgers of CHIC at the American Airlines Center on Tuesday, April 19, after he opened for Duran Duran.
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